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The Moat Tea Rooms

67 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HJ, England
+44 1227 784514
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“cake” (55 reviews)
“scones” (61 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
67 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in the Thomas Ingoldsby Hotel and our room overlooked the Moat Tea Rooms. We were very taken with the lovely display of cakes in the window and indulged one lunch time. No cheese scones available but I greatly enjoyed a slice of...More

Thank EllenHills
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely tea room with very friendly staff. It is a step back in time, to enjoy a lovely cup of tea and some delicious food, in a relaxed and cosy environment. We ordered a couple of sandwiches and they were massive, served...More

Thank Theresa W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a breath of fresh air the Moat Tea Rooms are amongst the proliferation of coffee bars and fast food places in Canterbury. The Tea rooms are in a pretty, old building - of course. Spotlessly clean with very attentive service. There are two levels,...More

Thank Daveandavril
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We did this rather than go to the pub What a lovely atmospheric place--back to the 1940s for tea and cakes with proper cake stands and porcelain tea pots and cups.Hot water jugs,unheard of in a coffee shop The Cakes and sandwiches are fresh and...More

Thank robertheddle
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch. A mixture of scones, cake and sandwiches. Plenty of tea. Fabulous food. Would highly recommend.

Thank anightingale21
Reviewed September 4, 2018

I hadn't been to the Moat Tearooms for years - it was always good back before TripAdvisor existed - and nothing has changed, amazingly. My cousin and I went there for lunch, and both ordered sandwiches as we weren't that hungry. Oh dear. BIG mistake!...More

Thank Mason00000000000000
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We had an afternoon cream tea, my first afternoon English tea. It was perfect. Exactly what I hoped for. The room was beautifully appointed. I loved the fireplace, the wall of teas, and the beautifully eclectic table settings. Our scones were delectable, as were the...More

Thank bilzbabe
Reviewed August 29, 2018

My mum and I visit Canterbury a couple of times a year on a coach trip, We always go to the Moat House for lunch and it has always been okay. On this visit we were told that there was a 15 to 20 minute...More

Thank julieshute
Reviewed August 29, 2018

(se længere nede for teksten på dansk) This house is quite charming and quite old. It's a wonderful idea to place a tea room here, and the rooms are full of atmosphere and charm. Sadly the decoration needs a more detailed female touch, and doesn't...More

Thank Marie S
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We visited here because it was a lovely building (looks like it’s almost falling over!) and because of the cake in the window. What the window didn’t sell, is that it’s a coffee and tea specialist and so the menu is huge - despite drinking...More

Thank CarolineHudsonSmith
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 784514
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